Leaving a legacy: 3L Arin Perkins reflects on new program that supports minority communitiesFeb 20, 2024
After studying on small farms in Uruguay and learning about sustainability and agricultural impact on the environment, Perkins became interested in pursuing a career in environmental justice. However, she is still exploring possibilities within law.
Summer program gives undergrad students from Greater Four Corners region a firsthand look at law schoolFeb 20, 2024
The University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law is offering a free four-week residential summer program called “Law as Influence, Law as Change” (LAILAC) in June 2024 for undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in law.
Utah Law faculty and programs featured in Daily Utah ChronicleFeb 15, 2024
Our faculty members, along with the Pro Bono Initiative and Director Caisa Royer, have recently been featured in the University of Utah’s student-run newspaper, the Daily Utah Chronicle.
Professor Randy Dryer receives 2024 Distinguished Faculty Service AwardFeb 14, 2024
Professor Randy Dryer has been selected as one of two recipients of the 2024 Distinguished Faculty Service Award from the U’s Bennion Center for Community Engagement.
College of Law mourns Jan Graham, alum and former Utah attorney generalFeb 12, 2024
The S.J. Quinney College of Law mourns the loss of former Utah Attorney General Jan Graham, who passed away Jan. 29 at age 74 after fighting peritoneal cancer for nearly 10 years.
Arc Fellow Neida Morales hopes to advance diversity in the legal professionFeb 07, 2024
Texas native Neida Morales recently received an Arc to Justice fellowship through the S.J. Quinney College of Law’s Arc to Justice program. Born in Mexico, Morales moved to the United States just a few months later and grew up on a cattle ranch near Alpine, Texas, in the western corner of the state.
Professor Amos Guiora quoted in Washington Post article about Hockey Canada scandalFeb 05, 2024
Professor Amos Guiora, an expert in complicity law and director of the S.J. Quinney College of Law Bystander Initiative, was quoted in a Washington Post article about Hockey Canada’s sexual assault scandal.
Professor Teneille Brown files amicus brief in case of drug mule unaware she was carrying drugsFeb 02, 2024
Professor Teneille Brown, along with more than 20 other evidence law professors, filed an amicus brief to the Supreme Court of the United States in the case of Delilah Guadalupe Diaz v. United States (No. 23-14) on Friday, Feb. 2.
3L Drake Walker discusses friendship and faith at Utah Law with Humans at the UFeb 01, 2024
“I’m from Rexburg, Idaho, originally, and I am a very stereotypical Idaho boy—I grew up working in the potato fields and quickly realized that I did not want to be a potato farmer for the rest of my life. I knew education would be an important part of achieving that.”
Professor RonNell Andersen Jones publishes guest essay in The New York Times about E. Jean Carroll verdictJan 30, 2024
Professor RonNell Andersen Jones, a First Amendment expert, wrote a guest essay in The New York Times about the E. Jean Carroll libel verdict.
Great Salt Lake Project launches and publishes report on legal risks of declining lakeJan 24, 2024
The Wallace Stegner Center for Land, Resources and the Environment at the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law has launched the Great Salt Lake Project (GSL Project)—a new initiative analyzing legal pathways to address the critical environmental challenges facing the Great Salt Lake.
Hear from health law experts by participating in the Law and Biomedicine ColloquiumJan 23, 2024
Join the Center for Law and Biomedical Sciences (LABS) at the S.J. Quinney College of Law for the Law and Biomedicine Colloquium, which offers semi-weekly seminar-style discussions of health law.
Act II: Professor Jensie Anderson’s Post-Conviction Clinic gives clients a second chanceJan 22, 2024
Though she earned a bachelor’s of fine arts degree in theater performance from the University of Utah and spent five years pursuing acting in Houston and New York City before beginning law school, Professor Jensie Anderson hadn’t set foot on stage for nearly 30 years. That changed in fall 2023.
Great Salt Lake legislative update: Jan. 18, 2024Jan 19, 2024
A key focus of the Great Salt Lake Project is the Great Salt Lake Policy Accelerator, which encourages policymakers to prioritize and accelerate law and policy to effectuate the meaningful change the lake so desperately needs. This short legislative and policy update will be provided on a weekly basis during the Utah legislative session.
Professor Cliff Rosky weighs in on proposed Utah bill requiring schools to display the Ten CommandmentsJan 18, 2024
Professor Clifford Rosky, a constitutional law expert, recently spoke to KSL News about a proposed Utah bill that would require public schools to display the Ten Commandments.
Video spotlights: See why these six students love Utah LawJan 16, 2024
Want to hear directly from students about their passions within law school? Get to know Diana Pogosyan, Landon Evans, Brooklyn Lindsey, Michael Meszaros, Anna Hall, and Carter Moore in this new student spotlight video.
From barre to bar: 3L Alex McFarlin prepares for new career in litigationJan 11, 2024
3L Alex McFarlin grew up in Tennessee and trained in a professional ballet school there. At 18, he auditioned for Ballet West in New York City and earned a spot in their secondary company in Utah, working his way up from there before retiring as a first soloist in 2021.
Guiding changes to public health services: Meet Arc Fellow Hannah BruceJan 09, 2024
Hannah Bruce, a Nova Scotia native, originally moved to Utah to play Division 1 soccer at Utah Valley University in 2016 — a move that launched several other opportunities around the globe.
Honoring a single mother’s sacrifice: Kroesche family expands scholarship program to Utah LawJan 03, 2024
Navigating law school as a single parent has been challenging, but an understanding S.J. Quinney staff and faculty—and help from the Beatrice F. Kroesche Memorial Scholarship—have made the journey easier for 2L Paulina Barboza.